Morning Beauty

The absence of flaw in beauty is itself a flaw. – Havelock Ellis

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I’m tired of all this nonsense about beauty being only skin-deep. That’s deep enough. What do you want, an adorable pancreas? – Jean Kerr

 

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Just because you are blind, and unable to see beauty doesn’t mean it does not exist. – Margaret Cho

Author: Angela Grant

I am a first generation Jamaican immigrant whose experiences and accomplishments were made possible by the courage, sacrifices and the heroic acts of many whose bodies have rotted away in unmarked graves. Those are my heroes. Their sacrifices and death paved the way for my children and I. Failure to Listen is a token of my eternal gratitude. Failure to Listen is a tribute those generations of unmarked graves occupied by people of all races whose ultimate sacrifice of life opened the door for me and others, THANK YOU. Failure to Listen https://failuretolisten.wordpress.com/ uses cultural lenses to appreciate and understand the relationships between current events and our values, beliefs and attitudes. Culture is everything without it we are nothing. Failure to Listen will take you on a journey to recognize the beauty of our differences as the seeds to creativity, innovation and resolving disparities. By sharing my personal and professional experiences, I hope to do justice to the perspectives of those who are rarely heard or listened to. This site is not to incite anger but rather to provoke thought. It is my hope that Failure to Listen will work to foster intergroup dialogues and motivate readers to step outside the box and get to know ALL PEOPLE. In the spirit of Martin Luther King, let's join hands and remember his famous speech about a dream... A small group of thoughtful people could change the world. Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has. -Margaret Mead

2 thoughts on “Morning Beauty”

  1. How come when someone (you for instance) is bringing up beauty, it’s always about flowers, butterflies, sunset, and more of that sweetish cliché stuff, and never about cockroaches, cancer cells, and that adorable pancreas mocked by your friend Jean Kerr?

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  2. Good morning Angela. Have a great Monday too. What is it with flowers anyways? It doesn’t matter, they always make you feel good, real one’s do smell a little bit better.

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